Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Public Relations Specialist

thomason@uab.edu • (205) 975-8858

Covers stories and media requests within the Arts, including the Alys Stephens Center; Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts; arts events; art and art history; music; student life; theatre.

Henry Panion III will conduct the orchestra, and choirs from UAB, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Tuskeegee, Birmingham-Southern, Miles and Talladega colleges will join the tribute at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the conversation with Kaplan and Matz will be rescheduled.
This harmonious holiday celebration, fun for all ages, includes a hand-picked selection of soulful songs along with traditional favorites.
An annual tradition since 2001, the concert features hundreds of singers as the UAB choirs and Trumpet Ensemble are joined by area high school choirs and the Steel City Men’s Chorus.
nycu graphic 2Toy overload is real. UAB experts have tips on how to give experiences that can engage, inspire and create lasting memories.
Vishwadha Gunda, a sophomore majoring in public health, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship, and also won the Talent award for her Bollywood-style dance performance.
Sophomore Mira Walker will represent Alabama in the Southern Division MTNA Competition in January. Fellow piano students Eamon Griffith and Jacob Skiles won honorable mentions.
The new 12,800-square-foot facility will include classrooms, offices, an auditorium, storm shelter, supply space, lounges, locker rooms, a gym, and an engagement skills trainer room for simulated combat.
The Alys Stephens Center will also present a free sensory-friendly show Nov. 18. During Kevin Spencer’s residency, he will meet with patients at Children’s of Alabama and patients and students at UAB.
The service will begin at 1 p.m. with the posting of colors by UAB’s ROTC.
UAB Veterans Services hosts Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony Nov. 10
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